Lewin's Change Model

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Creating and preventing organizational changes are some of the fundamental duties and goals of political parties. Pertaining to this CSDRE, organizational change, or rather lack thereof, is the process of the Republicans secretly removing the provision that was agreed upon earlier in May. How this action impacts the two political parties will be thoroughly investigated through identifying the organizational change and Lewin’s Three Step Model. Prior to understanding how this organizational change was initiated, one must first identify the underlying purpose and how drastic the change is. For the Democrats, the ultimate goal is the removal of the Confederate Flag display completely while the Republicans aim to maintain the display. The dumping of this provision, consequently, is a planned, second-order change. The change is…show more content…
The model definitely aligns with the CSDRE, but curiously applies in a reverse manner. As observed on point B in Appendix __, the parties are seemingly at the final stage of Lewin’s Model as they have collectively agreed upon the provision and the bill was passed through the Senate. However, the Republicans appear to be the driving forces aiming for a reversal. The Republican party endeavours to remove the original provision and un-ban the flag, effectively moving back to point A in Appendix ___. This action, regardless, was prevented by the Democratic party, or the restraining forces in this case, who have taken noticed and blocked the action. The entire fiasco obstructs the conventional method of viewing organizational change which is generally studied as a forward-moving only process. In other words, this event perfectly captures how organizations are often unpredictable and unstable in the real world which cannot be easily defined by
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